Based on Patrick DeWitt's novel, This movie revolves around the colorfully named gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm (Riz Ahmed), who's being pursued across one thousand miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco, California by the notorious assassins Eli Sisters (John C. Reilly) and Charlie Sisters (Joaquin Phoenix). Except Eli is having a personal crisis and beginning to doubt the longevity of his chosen career. And Hermann might have a better offer.Written by
This movie was partially shot in Tabernas, Spain. Because of its similarities to North American deserts, it previously served as filming location for a large number of Western movies and series. Additional scenes were shot in Navarre and Aragon, Spain. See more »
After Charlie Sisters visits the claims office in San Francisco, he tells Eli that the men they are looking for are at Folsom Lake on the American River. Folsom Lake didn't exist until Folsom Dam was built on the South Fork of the American River in 1955. See more »
[in the dark]
Hey! This is the Sisters Brothers. The Commodore sent us. He knows you have Blount. Hand him over and the rest of you will live.
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Surprisingly emotional - A tale of redemption and sacrifice.
A surprising and beautiful combination of classic western themes with French twist. Profound. I started out feeling disinterested by the predictable characters and ended with tears and a smile. Stick with it; a truly great film.
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